I should know better
do know better
walking in the woods daily
picking up twigs and small limbs
wearing no gloves.
Every day as I do this
my mind is telling me
put on gloves.
after my daughter left for home
I discovered the rash.
I really have taken all the cortisone
I need to for a long time.
But since the rash is spreading
rapidly I am on the dreaded
Sometimes I have to also get a shot.
This is nothing new to me
for years this occurs once or twice
Today there were errands and
In the morning when I return to
the woods - I will have my favorite
old clothes on and gloves....
Fall is around the corner and I have
neglected a lot.
A long to do list.
Besides preparing for winter
outside there much I need to do
for me - or do I?
Service vehicles, heat and air unit,
Callie, rabbi's shot and nails cut.
Hearing test, eyes check up, physical - these
have not been done in a while as
I have been too busy building houses,
gardens and cleaning the woods.
Flu shot, skin doctor and a lot more
on this list.
I wonder at this time of my life
as the 70,s quickly roll on
if this is simplification.
Maybe I should forget it all.
Put a gate at the end of the road
and rarely leave.
Thought that was what I was doing
but after reading this
changes still need to be made....